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Author Goldthwaite, John.

Title The Natural History of Make-Believe : a Guide to the Principal Works of Britain, Europe, and America
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (397 pages)
Contents Contents; Introduction: A Shorter History of the Subject; 1 The World Three Inches Tall; 2 A Faculty for the Muses (I); 3 A Tutor Recants; 4 A Faculty for the Muses (II); 5 A Faculty for the Muses (III); 6 The Black Rabbit; 7 Sis Beatrix; 8 The Green Pastures; Afterword: Wisdom Justified of All Her Children; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Summary This literary history is devoted to imaginative writings for children, tracing the evolution of the genre and all major works published in Britain, Europe and America. The often provocative findings of authors' source material is combined with detailed analyses of rare works
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Subject Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Fantasy literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0198020856 (electronic bk.)
9780198020851 (electronic bk.)